Papaya

7 EGP

**Weight:**500g **Description:** Papayas are tropical fruits that have a buttery texture, sweet flavour and a musky smell when ripe. What is most notable about this fruit, is that when it’s unripe it contains a milky juice, in which is present a protein-digesting enzyme known as papain. Papain, is usually extracted ... more on Nature's Gifts Stores

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  • The best price of Papaya by Nature's Gifts Stores in Egypt is 7 EGP
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  • Delivery fees are 10 - 35 EGP, with delivery expected within 0-2 day(s)
  • Similar products to Papaya are sold at Gourmet Egypt with prices starting at 42 EGP
  • The first appearance of this product was on Sep 04, 2016

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Weight:500g

Description: Papayas are tropical fruits that have a buttery texture, sweet flavour and a musky smell when ripe. What is most notable about this fruit, is that when it’s unripe it contains a milky juice, in which is present a protein-digesting enzyme known as papain. Papain, is usually extracted to make digestive enzyme dietary supplements and is used in the manufacturing of meat tenderisers. 

 

Health Benefits: 

Excellent source of vitamins C and A, helpful in the prevention of atherosclerosis and diabetic heart disease

Antioxidants as well as enzymes found in papayas helps lower inflammation. Helping in conditions such as asthma, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. 

Eating papaya and other lycopene rich foods, fruits and vegetables with red pigments, can protect against prostate cancer

 

Calorie Count: 1 fruit small (157 gms) contains 67 calories

 

Ways to enjoy:

Add ripe fruit to breakfast cereal

Cut lengthwise scoop out the edible seeds (save for salad dressings), add a squeeze of lime and eat out with a spoon

 

How to Store: 

Unripe papayas should be stored at room temperature until ripe then refrigerated and consumed within a day or two.

To speed up the ripening process, wrap in paper and leave in a warm spot.

 

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